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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Overeating (Definition)

Overeating is a clinical finding that can be the result of mental health or physical condition or, in some young children, due ...Read more


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Could overeating cause your stomach to gurgle?

Could overeating cause your stomach to gurgle?

Borborygmus is the : medical term for a rumbling sound made by propulsion of intestinal contents by peristalsis,smooth muscle contractions. It occurs in anyone 2 hours or > after a meal as a sign of hunger, in people who swallow air while eating & in people with various digestive disorders. A large meal increases borborygmi (plural) in folks with Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Best not overeat to avoid obesity. ...Read more

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How does overeating cause diabetes type 2?

How does overeating cause diabetes type 2?

Via fat.: Overeating can make one fat. Extra adipose (fat) tissue in the body contributes to resistance to insulin. Resistance to insulin is a salient mechanism of type 2 diabetes. ...Read more

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Could overeating cause heart palpitations?

Could overeating cause heart palpitations?

Yes: Overeating does increase physical stress on the heart. It is not normal to have symptoms, which would include palpitations, when the heart is experiencing increased physical stress. Further evaluation including possibly a stress test is indicated in this setting. ...Read more

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Heard that overeating causes stomach fat. And eating doughnuts, ice cream, etc causes wide fat.True or does fat jus distribute different for everyone?

Heard that overeating causes stomach fat. And eating doughnuts, ice cream, etc causes wide fat.True or does fat jus distribute different for everyone?

Fat deposition.: The types of foods you eat won't dictate where on your body you'll accumulate fat. You have a predetermined body type, so your fat deposition is hardwired within you. ...Read more

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I keep regularly overeating at meals. What causes the urge to overeat? Should I tell my doctor?

I keep regularly overeating at meals. What causes the urge to overeat? Should I tell my doctor?

Emotional Eating: I understand that you find pleasure in eating. Your Health is PRECIOUS! “Regularly overeating seems to indicate lack of concern for your health, eating on impulse, to feel pleasure; to overcome anxiety, sadness, loneliness, frustration or boredom. It is NOT what you eat It is What is eating you! Tell your doctor about your diet, overeating, stresses in your life, have Balanced Diet and Therapy. ...Read more

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Completed h.Pylori treatment. But now, I am having excessive gas, getting chest pressure/pain. My GI said its cause of overeating.But i dont. Any ideas

Completed h.Pylori treatment. But now, I am having excessive gas, getting chest pressure/pain. My GI said its cause of overeating.But i dont. Any ideas

Sources of gas...: Air in the digestive tract may come from variety of sources--maldigestion due to enzyme deficiency (ex. Lactose intolerance) or food intolerance (ex. Gluten sensitivity), fermentation by gut bacteria (as with bacterial overgrowth syndrome or changed flora after antibiotics), altered GI tract motility, excessive air swallowing, as well as inflammatory & infectious causes. Its easy to test 4 these. ...Read more

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What medical problems would cause simeone to gain15 pounds in one month when they aren't overeating. 47 year old female?

What medical problems would cause simeone to gain15 pounds in one month when they aren't overeating. 47 year old female?

Lot of weight: 15 pounds is a lot of weight to gain in one month, and you need to check this out with your own physician. Bloating and swelling due to buildup of fluid in the tissues, such as from heart or kidney failure, certain medications like steroids, and hormonal conditions like cushing's, polycystic ovaries, and hypothyroidism can all cause rapid weight gain like this. Take care. ...Read more

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